favor favor  /ˈfeɪ vər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an act of gracious kindness
  2. (n) an advantage to the benefit of someone or something
  3. (n) an inclination to approve
  4. (n) a feeling of favorable regard
  5. (n) souvenir consisting of a small gift given to a guest at a party
  6. (v) promote over another
  7. (v) consider as the favorite
  8. (v) treat gently or carefully
  9. (v) bestow a privilege upon

Usage(s):

  1. A lopsided 73% favor reinstating the ban on assault weapons that expired recently without being reauthorized.
  2. A lower court decided in favor of the city.
  3. And when they move off-script, they could say something that you can use in your favor.

News

  1. More Doctors Starting to Favor 'Wrist Route' to Heart: Study

    Title: More Doctors Starting to Favor 'Wrist Route' to Heart: Study Category: Health News Created: 6/10/2013 4:36:00 PM Last Editorial Review: 6/11/2013 12:00:00 AM
    on June 12, 2013     Source: MedicineNet.com

  2. Do the Bride a Favor Provides Tips for Summer Wedding Comfort

    Do the Bride a Favor releases their list for making the bridal couple and the guests as comfortable as possible during a hot summer wedding. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/summer-wedding-considerat/06/prweb10820643.htm
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Do the Bride a Favor’s Tips for Making Local Weddings Feel Like Destination Weddings

    Do the Bride a Favor announces tips on how to give local weddings a destination wedding look and feel. (PRWeb June 10, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013-destination-wedding/06-inexpensive-theme/prweb10820707.htm
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. Sessions said he would not support a nominee "who believes it is acceptable for a judge to allow their personal background, gender, prejudices to sway their decision in favor of, or against, parties before the court."
    on Jul 13, 2009 By: Jeff Sessions Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "No faith justifies these murderous and craven acts; no just and loving God looks upon them with favor," Obama said.
    on Nov 10, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Bloomberg

  3. "General Petraeus is clearly qualified for this position and, accordingly, I voted in favor of his confirmation," said Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.), a leading war critic. "But regardless of who is in command, the president's current strategy...
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Russ Feingold Source: Politico

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